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= Partition Recovery =
Events should be posted in the correct section, and in date order.  An event should NEVER be listed in more than one section (i.e. Ongoing/Continuous events should not be listed in Scheduled Training).  When events begin the same day, events of a longer length should be listed first.  New postings of events with the same date(s) as other events should be added after events already in the list. If a provider offers the same event at several locations simultaneously, the listing should have a single (ONE) entry in the list with the date(s) and ALL locations for the event. Please use three-letter month abbreviations (i.e. Sep, NOT Sept. or September), use two digit dates (i.e. Jan 01 NOT Jan 1), and use date ranges rather than listing every date during an event(i.e. Jan 02-05, NOT Jan 02, 03, 04, 05).<br>
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<i>Some events may be <u>limited</u> to <b>Law Enforcement Only</b> or to a specific audience.  Such restrictions should be noted when known.</i>
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This is a BY DATE listing of upcoming events relevant to [[digital forensics]]. It is not an all inclusive list, but includes most well-known activities. Some events may duplicate events on the generic [[conferences]] page, but entries in this list have specific dates and locations for the upcoming event.
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*[http://www.ptdd.com/index.htm Partition Table Doctor]
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: Recover deleted or lost partitions (FAT16/FAT32/NTFS/NTFS5/EXT2/EXT3/SWAP).
  
This listing is divided into four sections (described as follows):<br>
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*[http://www.diskinternals.com/ntfs-recovery/ NTFS Recovery]
<ol><li><b><u>Calls For Papers</u></b> - Calls for papers for either Journals or for Conferences, relevant to Digital Forensics (Name, Closing Date, URL)</li><br>
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: DiskInternals NTFS Recovery is a fully automatic utility that recovers data from damaged or formatted disks.
<li><b><u>Conferences</u></b> - Conferences relevant for Digital Forensics (Name, Date, Location, URL)</li><br>
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<li><b><u>On-Going / Continuous Training</u></b> - Training opportunities that are either always available online/distance learning format (start anytime) or that are offered the same time every month (Name, date-if applicable, URL)</li><br>
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<li><b><u>[[Scheduled Training Courses]]</u></b> - Training Classes/Courses that are scheduled for specific dates/locations. This would include online (or distance learning format) courses which begin on specific dates, instead of the "start anytime" courses listed in the previous section. (Provider, URL) (''note: this has been moved to its own page.'')<br></li></ol>
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The Conference and Training List is provided by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Digital and Multimedia Sciences Section Listserv.
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*[http://www.stud.uni-hannover.de/user/76201/gpart/ gpart]
<i> (Subscribe by sending an email to listserv@lists.mitre.org with message body containing SUBSCRIBE AAFS-DIGITAL-MULTIMEDIA-LIST)</i>
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: Gpart is a tool which tries to guess the primary partition table of a PC-type hard disk in case the primary partition table in sector 0 is damaged, incorrect or deleted.
Requests for additions, deletions or corrections to this list may be sent by email to David Baker <i>(bakerd AT mitre.org)</i>.
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== Calls For Papers ==
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*[http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk Testdisk]
Please help us keep this up-to-date with deadlines for upcoming conferences that would be appropriate for forensic research.
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: TestDisk is OpenSource software and is licensed under the GNU Public License (GPL).  
  
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== See Also ==
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|4rd International Workshop on Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering (SADFE-2009)
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|Feb 01, 2009
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|http://conf.ncku.edu.tw/sadfe/sadfe09/
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|Blackhat Briefings - Europe
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|Feb 01, 2009
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|Feb 15, 2009
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|https://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-europe-09/bh-eu-09-cfp.html.
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|Usenix Security 2009
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|Feb 04, 2009
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|Apr 13, 2009
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|http://www.usenix.org/events/sec09/cfp
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|Sixth International Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment
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|Feb 06, 2009
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|Mar 30,2009
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|http://www1.gi-ev.de/fachbereiche/sicherheit/fg/sidar/dimva/dimva2009/cfp2009.txt
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|1st Workshop on Internet Multimedia Search and Mining
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|Feb 08, 2009
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|Mar 15, 2009
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|http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/xshua/imsm/cfp.html
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|2009 ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law
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|Feb 20, 2009
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|http://www.digitalforensics-conference.org/callforpapers.htm
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|Fifth Cyber Security and Information Intelligence Research Workshop
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|Mar 01, 2009
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|Mar 20, 2009
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|http://www.csiir.ornl.gov/csiirw/
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|DFRWS 2009
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|Mar 16, 2009
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|Apr 28, 2009
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|http://www.dfrws.org/2009/cfp.shtml
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|Layer One - 2009
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|Apr 01, 2009
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|Apr 15, 2009
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|http://layerone.info/
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|ACM CCS 2009
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|Apr 2009
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|http://www.sigsac.org/ccs
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|Usenix Lisa 2009
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|Apr 30, 2009
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|Jul 07, 2009
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|http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa09/cfp/
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|New Security Paradigms Conference 2009
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|Apr 2009
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|http://www.nspw.org/current/
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|IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy 2010
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|Nov 2009
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|ShmooCon 2010
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|Dec 2009
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|Jan 2010
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|http://www.shmoocon.org/cfp.html
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|AusCERT Conference 2010
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|Dec 2009
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|Jan 2010
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|http://conference.auscert.org.au/conf2010/cfp2010.html
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== Conferences ==
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* [http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=166997 Using Norton Disk Edit to Backup Your Master Boot Record]
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|ShmooCon 2009
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|Feb 06-08<br>Washington, DC
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|http://www.shmoocon.org/
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|American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting
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|Feb 16-21<br>Denver, CO
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|http://www.aafs.org/default.asp?section_id=meetings&page_id=aafs_annual_meeting
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|Blackhat DC
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|Feb 16-19<br>Washington, DC
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|https://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-dc-09/bh-dc-09-main.html
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|24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing - Computer Forensics Track
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|Mar 08-12<br>Honolulu, HI
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|http://www.acm.org/conferences/sac/sac2009
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|ARES 2009 Conference
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|Mar 16-19<br>Fukuoka, Japan
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|http://www.ares-conference.eu/conf/
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|Security Opus
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|Mar 17-18<br>San Francisco, CA
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|http://www.securityopus.com
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|e-Crime Congress 2009
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|Mar 24-25<br>London, United Kingdom
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|http://www.e-crimecongress.org/ecrime2009/
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|5th Cyber Security and Information Intelligence Research Workshop
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|Apr 13-15<br>Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN
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|http://www.csiir.ornl.gov/csiirw/
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|Blackhat Europe
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|Apr 14-17<br>Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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|https://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-europe-09/bh-eu-09-main.html
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|IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering(CCECE 2009)
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|May 03-06<br>St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
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|http://www.ieee.ca/ccece09/index_en.php
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|AusCERT2009
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|May 17-22<br>Gold Coast, Australia
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|http://conference.auscert.org.au/conf2009/
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|Computer Security Institute: Security Exchange
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|May 17-22<br>Las Vegas, NV
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|http://www.csisx.com/
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|ADFSL 2009 Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law
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|May 20-22<br>Burlington, VT
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|http://www.digitalforensics-conference.org
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|Fourth International Workshop on Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering
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|May 22<br>Oakland, CA
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|http://conf.ncku.edu.tw/sadfe/sadfe09/
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|LayerOne 2009 Security Conference
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|May 23-24<br>Anaheim, CA
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|http://layerone.info/
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|Mobile Forensics World 2009
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|May 26-30<br>Chicago, IL
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|http://www.mobileforensicsworld.com
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|2009 Techno Security Conference
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|May 31-Jun 03<br>Myrtle Beach, SC
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|http://www.techsec.com/index.html
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|USENIX 2009
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|Jun 14-19<br>San Diego, CA
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|http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix09/
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|IEEE ICC Communication and Information Systems Security (CISS) Symposium
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|Jun 14-18<br>Dresden, Germany
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|http://www.ieee-icc.org/2009/
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|1st Workshop on Internet Multimedia Search and Mining (IMSM'09)
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|Jul 03<br>Cancun, Mexico
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|http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/xshua/imsm/index.html
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|Blackhat USA 2009
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|Jul 25-30<br>Las Vegas, NV
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|https://www.blackhat.com/
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|DefCon 17
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|Jul 31-Aug 02<br>Las Vegas, NV
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|http://www.defcon.org/
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|Usenix Security Sypmosium
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|Aug 10-14<br>Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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|http://www.usenix.org/events/sec09/
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|Digital Forensic Research Workshop
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|Aug 17-19<br>Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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|http://www.dfrws.org
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|Triennial Meeting of the European Academy of Forensic Science
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|Sep 08-11<br>Glasgow, Scotland, UK
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|http://www.eafs2009.com/
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|Hacker Halted USA 2009
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|Sep 20-24<br>Miami, FL
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|http://www.hackerhalted.com/usa
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== On-going / Continuous Training ==
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== Notes ==
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! DISTANCE LEARNING
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|Basic Computer Examiner Course - Computer Forensic Training Online
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|Distance Learning Format
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|http://www.cftco.com
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|Linux Data Forensics Training
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|Distance Learning Format
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|http://www.crazytrain.com/training.html
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|SANS On-Demand Training
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|Distance Learning Format
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|http://www.sans.org/ondemand/?portal=69456f95660ade45be29c00b0c14aea1
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|Champlain College - CCE Course
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|Online / Distance Learning Format
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|http://extra.champlain.edu/cps/wdc/alliances/cce/landing/
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|Las Positas College
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|Online Computer Forensics Courses
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|http://www.laspositascollege.edu
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!RECURRING TRAINING
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|MaresWare Suite Training
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|First full week every month<br>Atlanta, GA
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|http://www.maresware.com/maresware/training/maresware.htm
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|Evidence Recovery for Windows Vista&trade;
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|First full week every month<br>Brunswick, GA
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|http://www.internetcrimes.net
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|Evidence Recovery for Windows Server&reg; 2003 R2
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|Second full week every month<br>Brunswick, GA
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|http://www.internetcrimes.net
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|Evidence Recovery for the Windows XP&trade; operating system
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|Third full week every month<br>Brunswick, GA
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|http://www.internetcrimes.net
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|Computer Forensics Training and CCE&trade; Testing for Litigation Support Professionals
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|Third weekend of every month(Fri-Mon)<br>Dallas, TX
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|http://www.md5group.com
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==See Also==
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* "fdisk /mbr" restores the boot code in the [[Master Boot Record]], but not the partition itself. On newer versions of Windows you should use fixmbr, bootrec, mbrfix, or mbrwizard. You can also extract a copy of the specific standard MBR code from tools like bootrec.exe and diskpart.exe in Windows (from various offsets) and copy it to disk with dd (Use bs=446 count=1). For Windows XP SP2 c:\%WINDIR%\System32\diskpart.exe the MBR code is found between offset 1b818h and 1ba17h.
* [[Scheduled Training Courses]]
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==References==
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= Data Recovery =
* [http://faculty.cs.tamu.edu/guofei/sec_conf_stat.htm Computer Security Conference Ranking and Statistic]
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The term "Data Recovery" is frequently used to mean forensic recovery, but the term really should be used for recovering data from damaged media.
* [http://www.kdnuggets.com/meetings/ Meetings and Conferences in Data Mining and Discovery]
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* http://www.conferencealerts.com/data.htm Data Mining Conferences World-Wide]
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*[http://www.toolsthatwork.com/bringback.htm BringBack]
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: BringBack offers easy to use, inexpensive, and highly successful data recovery for Windows and Linux (ext2) operating systems and digital images stored on memory cards, etc.
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*[http://www.runtime.org/raid.htm RAID Reconstructor]
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: Runtime Software's RAID Reconstructor will reconstruct RAID Level 0 (Striping) and RAID Level 5 drives.
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*[http://www.salvationdata.com Salvation Data]
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: Claims to have a program that can read the "bad blocks" of Maxtor drives with proprietary commands.
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* [http://www.e-rol.com/en/ e-ROL]
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: Erol allows you to recover through the internet files erased by mistake. Recover your files online for free.
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* [http://www.recuva.com/ Recuva]
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: Recuva is a freeware Windows tool that will recover accidentally deleted files.
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* [http://www.snapfiles.com/get/restoration.html Restoration]
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: Restoration is a freeware Windows software that will allow you to recover deleted files
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* [http://www.undelete-plus.com/ Undelete Plus]
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: Undelete Plus is a free deleted file recovery tool that works for all versions of Windows (95-Vista), FAT12/16/32, NTFS and NTFS5 filesystems and can perform recovery on various solid state devices.
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* [http://www.data-recovery-software.net/ R-Studio]
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: R-Studio is a data recovery software suite that can recover files from FAT(12-32), NTFS, NTFS 5, HFS/HFS+, FFS, UFS/UFS2 (*BSD, Solaris), Ext2/Ext3 (Linux) and so on.
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See also [[Data Recovery Stories]]
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=Carving=
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*[http://www.datalifter.com/products.htm DataLifter® - File Extractor Pro]
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: Data carving runs on multiple threads to make use of modern processors
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*[http://foremost.sourceforge.net/ Foremost]
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: Foremost is a console program to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures.
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*[http://www.digitalforensicssolutions.com/Scalpel/ Scalpel]
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: Scalpel is a fast file carver that reads a database of header and footer definitions and extracts matching files from a set of image files or raw device files. Scalpel is filesystem-independent and will carve files from FATx, NTFS, ext2/3, or raw partitions.
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*[[EnCase]]
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: EnCase comes with some enScripts that will do carving.
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*[[CarvFs]]
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: A virtual file system (fuse) implementation that can provide carving tools with the possibility to do recursive multi tool zero-storage carving (also called in-place carving). Patches and scripts for scalpel and foremost are provided. Works on raw and encase images.
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*[[LibCarvPath]]
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: A shared library that allows carving tools to use zero-storage carving on carvfs virtual files.
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*[http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec PhotoRec]
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: PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from Hard Disks and CDRom and lost pictures (thus, its 'Photo Recovery' name) from digital camera memory.
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*[http://www.datarescue.com/photorescue/ PhotoRescue]
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: Datarescue PhotoRescue Advanced is picture and photo data recovery solution made by the creators of IDA Pro. PhotoRescue will undelete, unerase and recover pictures and files lost on corrupted, erased or damaged compact flash (CF) cards, SD Cards, Memory Sticks, SmartMedia and XD cards.
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* [https://www.uitwisselplatform.nl/projects/revit RevIt]
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: RevIt (Revive It) is an experimental carving tool, initially developed for the DFRWS 2006 carving challenge. It uses 'file structure based carving'. Note that RevIt currently is a work in progress.
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* [http://jbj.rapanden.dk/magicrescue/ Magic Rescue]
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: Magic Rescue is a file carving tool that uses "magic bytes" in a file contents to recover data.

Revision as of 15:27, 12 December 2008

Partition Recovery

Recover deleted or lost partitions (FAT16/FAT32/NTFS/NTFS5/EXT2/EXT3/SWAP).
DiskInternals NTFS Recovery is a fully automatic utility that recovers data from damaged or formatted disks.
Gpart is a tool which tries to guess the primary partition table of a PC-type hard disk in case the primary partition table in sector 0 is damaged, incorrect or deleted.
TestDisk is OpenSource software and is licensed under the GNU Public License (GPL).

See Also

Notes

  • "fdisk /mbr" restores the boot code in the Master Boot Record, but not the partition itself. On newer versions of Windows you should use fixmbr, bootrec, mbrfix, or mbrwizard. You can also extract a copy of the specific standard MBR code from tools like bootrec.exe and diskpart.exe in Windows (from various offsets) and copy it to disk with dd (Use bs=446 count=1). For Windows XP SP2 c:\%WINDIR%\System32\diskpart.exe the MBR code is found between offset 1b818h and 1ba17h.

Data Recovery

The term "Data Recovery" is frequently used to mean forensic recovery, but the term really should be used for recovering data from damaged media.

BringBack offers easy to use, inexpensive, and highly successful data recovery for Windows and Linux (ext2) operating systems and digital images stored on memory cards, etc.
Runtime Software's RAID Reconstructor will reconstruct RAID Level 0 (Striping) and RAID Level 5 drives.
Claims to have a program that can read the "bad blocks" of Maxtor drives with proprietary commands.
Erol allows you to recover through the internet files erased by mistake. Recover your files online for free.
Recuva is a freeware Windows tool that will recover accidentally deleted files.
Restoration is a freeware Windows software that will allow you to recover deleted files
Undelete Plus is a free deleted file recovery tool that works for all versions of Windows (95-Vista), FAT12/16/32, NTFS and NTFS5 filesystems and can perform recovery on various solid state devices.
R-Studio is a data recovery software suite that can recover files from FAT(12-32), NTFS, NTFS 5, HFS/HFS+, FFS, UFS/UFS2 (*BSD, Solaris), Ext2/Ext3 (Linux) and so on.

See also Data Recovery Stories

Carving

Data carving runs on multiple threads to make use of modern processors
Foremost is a console program to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures.
Scalpel is a fast file carver that reads a database of header and footer definitions and extracts matching files from a set of image files or raw device files. Scalpel is filesystem-independent and will carve files from FATx, NTFS, ext2/3, or raw partitions.
EnCase comes with some enScripts that will do carving.
A virtual file system (fuse) implementation that can provide carving tools with the possibility to do recursive multi tool zero-storage carving (also called in-place carving). Patches and scripts for scalpel and foremost are provided. Works on raw and encase images.
A shared library that allows carving tools to use zero-storage carving on carvfs virtual files.
PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from Hard Disks and CDRom and lost pictures (thus, its 'Photo Recovery' name) from digital camera memory.
Datarescue PhotoRescue Advanced is picture and photo data recovery solution made by the creators of IDA Pro. PhotoRescue will undelete, unerase and recover pictures and files lost on corrupted, erased or damaged compact flash (CF) cards, SD Cards, Memory Sticks, SmartMedia and XD cards.
RevIt (Revive It) is an experimental carving tool, initially developed for the DFRWS 2006 carving challenge. It uses 'file structure based carving'. Note that RevIt currently is a work in progress.
Magic Rescue is a file carving tool that uses "magic bytes" in a file contents to recover data.